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Texas is the second largest state in the United States by both area and population. Geographically located in the South Central region of the country, Texas shares borders with the U.S. states of Louisiana to the east, Arkansas to the northeast, Oklahoma to the north, New Mexico to the west, and the Mexican states of Chihuahua, Coahuila, Nuevo León, and Tamaulipas to the southwest, and has a coastline with the Gulf of Mexico to the southeast.

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Guatemalan teenage boy dies in U.S. Border Patrol custody

A 16-year-old Guatemalan boy died on Monday in U.S. Border Patrol custody in Texas, U.S. officials said, making him the fifth Guatemalan minor to die after being apprehended at the U.S.-Mexico border..
Reuters - Published

Migrant families being flown to San Diego from Texas in U.S. border crisis

Hundreds of detainees from U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) facilities in Texas and elsewhere are being flown to San Diego for processing beginning on Friday, the agency said.
Reuters - Published

Videos for Texas

USPS Is Considering Self-Driving Big Rigs For Transporting Mail Between Cities [Video]USPS Is Considering Self-Driving Big Rigs For Transporting Mail Between Cities

According to Digital Trends, the United States Postal Service is exploring the idea of transporting mail across the country using self-driving trucks. The USPS has already partnered with..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:41Published

National Weather Service Says Over 30 Tornadoes Struck This Week, More On The Way [Video]National Weather Service Says Over 30 Tornadoes Struck This Week, More On The Way

According to a report by Reuters, on Tuesday, a storm system that blasted the U.S. South began to weaken, however another one appears to be on the way after thunderstorms and tornadoes carved a path of..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:53Published

The USPS Is Testing Self-Driving Mail Trucks [Video]The USPS Is Testing Self-Driving Mail Trucks

Gizmodo reports that the United States Postal Service will begin testing self-driving mail delivery trucks. The USPS is partnering with San Diego-based startup TuSimple in a two-week pilot program to..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:49Published

Severe Weather Rips Through The Great Plains and Midwest [Video]Severe Weather Rips Through The Great Plains and Midwest

According to Mother Nature Network, Severe storms and devastating tornadoes have wreaked havoc in Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Missouri, Kansas and Arkansas over the past few days. The string of intense..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:36Published

After tornadoes, flash floods for Oklahoma [Video]After tornadoes, flash floods for Oklahoma

After being pummeled by tornadoes late Monday, multiple counties across Oklahoma are dealing with flash floods. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:56Published

More Tornadoes, Hail, Rain For U.S. Southern Plains [Video]More Tornadoes, Hail, Rain For U.S. Southern Plains

Reuters reports U.S. southern plains states face more tornadoes, hail and heavy rain after at least 19 twisters tore through parts of Texas and Oklahoma. The National Weather Service said on Tuesday..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

Tornadoes, flash flooding pummel Southern Plains [Video]Tornadoes, flash flooding pummel Southern Plains

A powerful storm system moving across the U.S. Southern Plains spawned tornaodes and triggered flash flooding as the region braces for more severe weather. Linda So reports.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:50Published

Guatemalan Teenager Dies In U.S. Border Patrol Custody [Video]Guatemalan Teenager Dies In U.S. Border Patrol Custody

According to Reuters, U.S. officials said a 16-year-old Guatemalan boy died on Monday in U.S. Border Patrol custody in Texas. The boy was the fifth Guatemalan minor since December to die after being..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:42Published

Beto O’Rourke’s Shaky Polling Looks Like It's Not Going To Get Any Better [Video]Beto O’Rourke’s Shaky Polling Looks Like It's Not Going To Get Any Better

Former Texas congressman and presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke is attempting to reboot his presidential bid with a media tour. He's making stops on "The View" and "The Rachel Maddow Show" on top of..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:39Published

Texas partial dam collapse captured on video [Video]Texas partial dam collapse captured on video

Surveillance video captured a partial collapse of the old Dunlap dam near New Braunfels, Texas along the Guadalupe river on Tuesday. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 00:29Published

Houston Ship Channel Reopens After Wreckage Removed [Video]Houston Ship Channel Reopens After Wreckage Removed

According to a report by Reuters, on Wednesday, the Houston Ship Channel reopened to two-way traffic after salvage crews removed two damaged gasoline barges involved in a weekend collision with a..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:40Published

Deepest-ever sub dive finds plastic on ocean floor [Video]Deepest-ever sub dive finds plastic on ocean floor

On the deepest dive ever made by a human inside a submarine, a Texas investor found something he could have found in the gutter of nearly any street in the world: trash. No reporter narration.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:34Published

What Expedition Found At The Deepest Undersea Point On Earth Was Just Plain Garbage [Video]What Expedition Found At The Deepest Undersea Point On Earth Was Just Plain Garbage

On the deepest dive ever made by a human inside a submarine, a Texas investor found something he could have found in the gutter of nearly any street in the world: trash. Victor Vescovo is the..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:47Published

Death Penalty Tensions Flare In The U.S. Supreme Court [Video]Death Penalty Tensions Flare In The U.S. Supreme Court

According Reuters, The U.S. Supreme Court’s internal divisions over the death penalty were on full display again on Monday in fresh wrangling over how the justices handled recent attempts by two..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:35Published

Government Must Fly Migrants To Other Stations Due To Overcrowded Stations [Video]Government Must Fly Migrants To Other Stations Due To Overcrowded Stations

Homeland Security officials told the Washington Post that border patrols stations in south Texas are overcrowded with the amount of migrants passing through the U.S.-Mexico border. A report said that..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:36Published

2nd Oil Spill In Two Months Closes Houston Ship Channel [Video]2nd Oil Spill In Two Months Closes Houston Ship Channel

According to a report by Reuters, officials said that a barge carrying gasoline capsized and leaked its cargo into the Houston Ship Channel near Bayport, Texas, following a collision on Friday with a..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:53Published

Shanahan Heads To Texas As Pentagon Struggles To Deal With Trump's Immigration Policy [Video]Shanahan Heads To Texas As Pentagon Struggles To Deal With Trump's Immigration Policy

Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan will make his second trip to the U.S.-Mexico border on Saturday. Shanahan's trip comes against the background of the Pentagon's search for a longer-term plan..

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Mom of missing Texas girl blames her ex-fiancé [Video]Mom of missing Texas girl blames her ex-fiancé

Quanell X, a local civil rights activist and spokesman for the mother of missing 4-year-old Maleah Davis says they have new video showing the mother's ex-fiancé leaving their apartment with bleach and..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:37Published

Heavy Rain And Widespread Power Outages Hit Southeast Texas, Louisiana [Video]Heavy Rain And Widespread Power Outages Hit Southeast Texas, Louisiana

Hailstones the size of golf balls accompanied by as much as four inches of rain pelted the U.S. Gulf coast from Texas to Louisiana. The rain flooding highways, downing power lines and closing some..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:53Published

Heavy rain and flash floods hit Houston [Video]Heavy rain and flash floods hit Houston

Heavy rain has brought flooding to large parts of Houston, closing down roads and damaging homes. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:49Published

Deadly flash flooding hits South, Midwest U.S. [Video]Deadly flash flooding hits South, Midwest U.S.

Deadly flash flooding and tornadoes have brought havoc to the South Central United States, closing down roads and damaging homes. Colette Luke has more.

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:02Published

Years After Sandra Bland's Jail Cell Suicide, Her Own Footage Of Traffic Stop Released [Video]Years After Sandra Bland's Jail Cell Suicide, Her Own Footage Of Traffic Stop Released

In 2015, Texas resident Sandra Bland was arrested after a traffic stop turned ugly. According to Business Insider, she hung herself in a Waller County jail cell three days later. Bland's death sparked..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 01:02Published

Beto O'Rourke Defends Pete Buttigieg After Anti-Gay Heckling [Video]Beto O'Rourke Defends Pete Buttigieg After Anti-Gay Heckling

Huff Post reports 2020 Democratic presidential contender Beto O’Rourke is defending fellow challenger, South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg after he was reportedly taunted by anti-gay protesters..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:48Published

Truck Driver In Deadly Colorado Crash To Appear Before Judge [Video]Truck Driver In Deadly Colorado Crash To Appear Before Judge

A Texas truck driver who police say caused a fiery multi-vehicle crash near Denver last week that killed four people was due before a Colorado judge on Friday. Rogel Lazaro Aguilera-Mederos is expected..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:46Published

Did Beto Blow It? [Video]Did Beto Blow It?

In 2018, Beto O'Rourke failed to beat Ted Cruz for a Senate Seat in Texas. However, O'Rourke is charismatic and he captured the nation's attention. O'Rourke took a few months to shake off the loss and,..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:47Published

 

Migrants sleep on ground, rig awnings at Texas Border Patrol station

Reuters photos taken on Wednesday show adults and children outside the U.S. Border Patrol station for migrants in McAllen, Texas, sleeping on the ground and rigging up makeshift awnings with reflective..
Reuters - Published

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